Bonhams auctions are a staple of any automotive event, and its no different in Scottsdale. This year’s docket is small, but each consignment has been held to the highest of standards.
Aston Martin President and CEO Andy Palmer voiced those promises to the Financial Times earlier this month. Somewhat surprisingly, the EVs will begin arriving very soon, with the RapidE, a battery version of the Rapide S sedan, going into production in 2019. It will be an ultra-exclusive model, with just 155 to be built.
The EV luxury car market is about to grow, A newcomer, the Lucid Air from a company called Lucid, debuted at the 2017 New York Auto Show, although it won’t be in production until 2019. Like Tesla, Lucid is using the strategy of taking advance reservations.
Wired for Speed – Get ready for the coming wave of premium EVs. Tesla may have some competition in new models from Maserati, Lamborghini and Porsche.
The Tesla Model X takes aim at the lucrative luxury SUV segment, competing on price and features while out-performing in drag races and, of course, running on pure electric power. Motor Trend called the Tesla Model X “the ute for the lunatic SUV fringe.”